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Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
+1 512-936-8746
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Museum that chronicles the history of Texas with three themed exhibits: Land, Identity and Opportunity.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
Downtown
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+1 512-936-8746
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

...So we walked from downtown hotel to this and spent several hours with exhibits, movies and eating in Cafe. We recommend it all. IMAX Theatre looks new but the concession stand wasn’t open for noon showing. Spirit of Texas Theatre does not allow food or...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 days ago

The prohibition exhibit was interactive and very fun. the boat exhibit was fascinating learned alot highly recommend

Thank countrystoreantiques
Reviewed 3 days ago

Husband and I went to this museum during the 1 day we had in Austin. It was definitely worth the trip. I definitely have a better understanding of Texas' history.

Thank AlyssaC44
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very interesting exhibits! Lots to see. Prohibition exhibit was very informative and educational. Didn't have time to check out any of the movies, but I'm sure they'd be great. Lots of families and looked like fun for the kiddos.

Thank marydV1361NK
Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum is well laid out with a wide variety of exhibits about many aspects of Texas history - the oil industry, the Alamo etc that are engaging and draw you in. There is a pleasing combination of stuff to look at and stuff to...More

Thank aka_space
Reviewed 4 days ago

we visited the museum on a vacation trip and we were very pleased with the visit to this museum. Handicapped RBKA they had wheelchairs to loan and the wheelchair was in great condition, everything worked. elevators and restrooms located in good areas. exhibits were well...More

Thank vjames1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for a conference event recently. The downstairs was great for live music and food. The exhibits were really fun, and the prohibition exhibit was especially fun and interactive. On the top floor we enjoyed seeing some videos of the musicians that have...More

Thank KRiSTeN R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museum covers all aspects of Texas history, with excellent explanations of the Revolution for freedom from Spain and Mexico, civil war, reconstruction, ranching, oil, and space exploration. The current exhibit on Prohibition us in place until January 2018 and is extremely well done. If you’re...More

1  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Austin doesn't lack for things to do, so be sure to put this museum high on the list. It had great exhibits for all ages. The staff are friendly and very knowledgeable. Thoroughly enjoyed learning about Texas history, prohibition and the history of video games.

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This well laid out museum helps fill in the blanks in a non Texans history of Texas. It reinforces thing you know about such as the Alamo, but goes into much deeper detail about the various peoples involved in Texas's fight for independence. The also...More

Thank jwgripp
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Benson L
1 October 2016|
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Response from mscara | Reviewed this property |
We went on a free day. Think it was sponsored by HEB. One Sunday a month??
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hall4ever
16 September 2016|
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Response from Lorraine R | Reviewed this property |
Seemed to be a good experience for children but no hands on activity noted.
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Kim M
23 March 2015|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
Maximum prices (without discounts) for exhibitions $12 for Imax documentaries $9 for Imax Feature films $13 for Spirit theater $7 - details of discounts check the... More
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